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Meadowlark District

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Office Hours:
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Closed on designated holidays

Holton Office
114 W. 5th
Holton, KS  66436-1778
Phone: 785-364-4125

Oskaloosa Office
PO Box 326
100 E. Washington
Oskaloosa, KS 66066-0326
Phone: 785-863-2212

Seneca Office
1500 Community Dr
Seneca, KS 66538-9786
Phone: 785-336-2184


Crops and Soils

The ever changing world of crop production requires producers to know about everything from global markets – to local production practices.  Meadowlark Extension District staff are available to assist you with your agronomic needs via local demonstration plots, field days, and individual consultations.

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We're also your local link to the vast knowledge base that is K-State Research & Extension.

Contact us for all your crops and soils questions.

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